Nicky Haslam

A summer’s social whirl, from Bette Midler to Satan

Nicky Haslam's notebook of a season of laughter and sadness

This summer brought highs and lows, sadness and laughter, some irritating, some exhilarating. I was fortunate to be uplifted by an encounter with Leslie Bonham Carter, a remarkable woman who seems quite British but is in fact American. She is the daughter of Condé Nast, who founded the company that bears his name.

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